7 Reasons Why Your Face Is Shrinking

While attending one of our son’s high school sporting events recently, I was struck by how many of the teens had narrow facial features. From the side, it was clear that many had recessed jaws with pushed-back mandibles. I was also reminded of attending a football game last year, seeing something similar with many of […]

Why You Have Crooked Teeth: Interviews with Top Orthodontists

Most physicians and dentists don’t normally associate crooked teeth with the airway and breathing problems. However, without understanding what causes crooked teeth (malocclusion), you can’t truly understand why obstructive sleep apnea develops in the first place. Fortunately, more and more dentists and some physicians are beginning to appreciate the vital role that orthodontists play in […]

Why Robin Wears A Mask (And How It Relates to Sleep Apnea)

During downtime while away on vacation, my two younger boys were watching Teen Titans on TV. I joined them to watch one episode, where all the young super-heros revealed their deepest secrets. When it was Robin’s turn, he initially refused, but later revealed that he was hiding a big secret: He had an amazingly beautiful […]

7 Ways to Speed Up Aging

Not getting enough sleep can definitely cause more facial wrinkles, but here are 7 more ways to make sure that you get even more wrinkles, have more aches and pains, feel old, or even die sooner. 1. Eat or snack close to bedtime. Going to bed on a full stomach may help you fall asleep […]

Expert Interview: Anthropologist Dr. Robert Corruccini on Why We Have Crooked Teeth (And How This Relates To Sleep Apnea)

In this program, I interview Dr. Robert Corruccini, anthroplologist and author of How Anthropology Informs the Orthodontic Diagnosis of Malocclusion’s Causes (Edwin Mellen Press). We’re going to talk about why modern humans have crooked teeth, and how this relates to smaller  jaw sizes and smaller upper airways. In particular, you’ll learn: – When did humans begin […]